Amelia Fiona Jessica Driver
31 January 1970
London, England, United Kingdom
|Alma mater||Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Occupation||Actress, singer, songwriter|
Amelia Fiona Jessica "Minnie" Driver (born 31 January 1970) is a British-American actress, singer and songwriter. For her role as Skylar in Gus Van Sant's Good Will Hunting, she was nominated for both the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Her other films include Grosse Pointe Blank; The Phantom of the Opera; and her breakout role in 1995, Circle of Friends.
In television, Driver starred with Eddie Izzard in the cult classic The Riches on FX for which she was nominated for both an Emmy and a Golden Globe. She has starred in the ABC sitcom Speechless; the NBC sitcom About a Boy; and in a recurring role in the NBC series Will & Grace. She has also starred in several miniseries in the UK including The Deep for BBC One.
Predating her work as an actress, Driver started as a recording artist and has released three full solo albums over the span of her career. She has also lent her voice to a variety of animated series and films including SuperMansion, Tarzan; and Princess Mononoke as well as video games including Jurassic Park: Trespasser for DreamWorks Interactive and Electronic Arts.